Selection.MoveStart method (Word)
Moves the start position of the specified selection.
expression Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.
|Unit||Optional||WdUnits||The unit by which start position of the specified selection is to be moved. Can be one of the WdUnits constants. The default value is wdCharacter.|
|Count||Optional||Variant||The maximum number of units by which the specified selection is to be moved. If Count is a positive number, the start position of the selection is moved forward in the document. If it is a negative number, the start position is moved backward. If the start position is moved forward to a position beyond the end position, the selection is collapsed and both the start and end positions are moved together. The default value is 1.|
This method returns an integer that indicates the number of units by which the start position or the selection actually moved, or it returns 0 (zero) if the move was unsuccessful.
This example moves the start position of the selection one character forward (the selection size is reduced by one character). Note that a space is considered a character.
Selection.MoveStart Unit:=wdCharacter, Count:=1
This example moves the start position of the selection to the beginning of the line (the selection is extended to the start of the line).
Selection.MoveStart Unit:=wdLine, Count:=-1
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